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Oley in Berks County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

De Turk House

 
 
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By Don Morfe, June 15, 2015
1. De Turk House Marker
Inscription. Built in 1767 by John de Turk, son of Isaac de Turk, a Huguenot who settled here in 1712 and was one of a number of French Protestants who were pioneers in this part of Berks County.
 
Erected 1948 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 23.018′ N, 75° 47.197′ W. Marker is in Oley, Pennsylvania, in Berks County. Marker is at the intersection of Memorial Hwy. (PA 73/662), and DeTurk Road on Memorial Hwy. (PA 73/662),. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Oley PA 19547, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Oley Moravians (approx. 0.9 miles away); De Benneville House (approx. 3.1 miles away); Fisher House (approx. 3.2 miles away); Exeter Friends Meeting (approx. 4.9 miles away); Daniel Boone Homestead (approx. 6.4 miles away); Lincoln Homestead (approx. 6.7 miles away); Mount Penn World War Memorial (approx. 6.7 miles away); Hopewell Village (approx. 7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Oley.
 
Categories. Colonial EraSettlements & Settlers
 
De Turk House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, June 15, 2015
2. De Turk House Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 19, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 188 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 19, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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